Jul 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
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Advanced Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education


Plan Description


Individuals who already hold a master’s degree in nursing and meet the admission qualifications, may take courses leading to the Nursing Education Post-Masters Certificate. Admitted students take courses as a non-degree student and are awarded a certificate documenting completion of the required course work. The Nursing Education Post-Masters Certificate prepares individuals for teaching positions within a program of nursing or a nurse educator position in a clinical setting. Additional courses beyond the minimum courses needed for the certificate program may be required if the applicants earned M.S. in Nursing lack courses required by the UNLV School of Nursing.

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Plan Admission Requirements


Application deadlines

Applications available on the UNLV Graduate College website.

Students must apply and submit all admission materials via the Grad Rebel Gateway system available through the Graduate College. The following items are required:

  1. Transcripts of all course work for both baccalaureate and masters degrees must be sent to the School of Nursing and Graduate College. Transcripts must show coursework in Advanced Physical Assessment, Advanced Pathophysiology, and Advanced Pharmacology. Additionally, if unofficial transcripts are available to the student, please upload to the application. Nursing course work must have been completed at a nursing program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  2. Three (3) letters of recommendation from either instructors or employers that speak to the applicant’s potential to complete the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education Program.
  3. Statement of 300 words describing the students’ professional goals and reason for seeking a nurse practitioner certificate.
  4. Current resume or vita.
  5. Current, unrestricted, valid RN license in state of residence.
  6. Have practiced as a baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse (RN) for a minimum of 2000 hours prior to beginning coursework in the program.

All applicants must review and follow the Graduate College Admission and Registration Requirements.

Students are accepted into a certificate program as described in the Graduate Catalog. The faculty and corresponding sub-disciplines and sub-plans within the described programs are subject to change at any time.

Plan Requirements


Total Credits Required: 12

Plan Certificate Completion Requirements


The student must submit all required forms to the Graduate College and then apply for graduation in MyUNLV by the appropriate deadline.

Plan Disclaimers


This program does not result in licensure and certification.